Nineteenth-century legislation included the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1883 and Police Offences Act 1901.
Retrieved McGinn, Ian (2012)."Prostitution-control and other matters amendment bill 2008."Sex in Australia: Experiences of commercial sex in a representative sample of adults".Johnston and Gerry Ferguson, Asia-Pacific Legal Development (Vancouver, UBC Press, 1998 353402 Baratosy, Roxana; Wendt, Sarah (MayJune 2017).4 78 The Police Act 1844 79 set penalties for prostitutes found in public houses or public places 80 This was consistent with the vagrancy laws then operating throughout the British Empire and remained the effective legislation for most of the remainder of the century.Although it passed the upper house narrowly and received Royal Assent on, it was not proclaimed before the 2008 state election, in which the Carpenter and the ALP narrowly lost power in September, and therefore remained inactive.Retrieved "Home - Sex Workers Outreach Project".148 In March 2011, government data showed the existence of 98 licensed brothels in Victoria."ScienceWA - Particle" (PDF).67 Economic circumstances continue to be a determinant of women seeking sex work.Retrieved b whore fucked c "Final Report" (PDF).123 Wightman declined to refer the matter to the Law Reform Institute.
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The plan would involve a new licensing authority, following revelations that the sex industry had been expanding and operating illegallly as well as in legal premises.